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Empire Editorial: Walker's tax credit cut a fair move

...Considering these payments to oil producers could soon top $1 billion, it...needed. Otherwise, prospective oil producers could have recovered more than...This isn't about picking on oil producers; rather it's about sharing...
Legislature neglecting Alaskans

...preserving huge incentives and tax breaks for "persons" that aren't Alaskans - that is, persons in the form of oil producers. Every Alaskan will sacrifice in our current financial crisis. Oil companies are making not a single sacrifice for...
My Turn: Worst session ever?

...point, House and Senate Democrats pushed to defer payment of over $600 million in oil tax credits to North Slope oil producers until they're legally due. The Republicans pushed back saying we need to honor the tax credit commitments made to...
My Turn: Alaskan can safely exit the Arctic oil rapids

...oil is unlikely to decline mainly due to the emerging markets in China and India, both of whom are not significant oil producers and will have a burgeoning middle class fueling the demand for automobiles and other energy centric consumer products...
My Turn: Cracks in the door

...Saudi Arabia as the world's top oil producer, as per International Energy typically demand that light oil producers sell their product at a discount...light oil will enable U.S. light oil producers to generate healthier cash flows...
Gov: Unsustainable for tax breaks to exceed oil tax revenue

JUNEAU - Gov. Bill Walker says the state is expected to pay about $100 million more in tax credits to oil producers than it receives in production taxes this year amid low oil prices.In an opinion piece, published in Alaska newspapers, Walker...
Parnell throws in the towel

...set up by Parnell's administration and approved by the Legislature, which involves the North Slope's three major oil producers and TransCanada Corp., which would own at least part of the state's interest in the pipeline and gas treatment...
Exploring the 'what ifs' of SB 21, ACES

...In the 14 months since Senate Bill 21 was passed, oil producers have increased activity and added enough new production...used to meter the oil flow," Tichotsky said.The oil producers' achievement compares with the 8.2 percent decline...
My Turn: Alaskans can't fully trust Big Oil

...Parnell's SB 21 to the tune of some $1.5 billion, according to Stedman. It's unfortunate we are no longer the No. 1 oil producer, but that should not cause us to drastically reduce taxes in such an extreme way. We are only shooting ourselves in...
My Turn: Don't bite the hand that feeds us

...competitive and predictable tax structure has resulted in the immediate announcement of investment of North Slope oil producers, oil field suppliers and contractors.Cummins Northwest supports more than 250 customers, half of which directly...


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